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Low-Path Bird Flu Reported in Norway

by 5m Editor
8 December 2008, at 11:51a.m.

NORWAY - The veterinary authority has reported to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) an outbreak of low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI).

The report, dated 5 December, covers a single outbreak of LPAI of (so far) unknown serotype in a non-commercial flock of hens and geese. The outbreak started on 17 November. All 50 birds on the farm have been destroyed.

The affected farm is in the region of Ostfold in the south-east of the country, near to the border with Sweden.

Further Reading

- You can visit the Avian Flu page by clicking here.